Tag: garden

What Gardening Means to Me

The joy of gardening It is very simple. Gardening is a joy for me. Always on-going and ever-changing. It is a creative, rewarding and productive pastime, with opportunities to learn new skills. You find out about exciting new plants, share ideas and make new friends. Gardening is good for you! It is all the rage

Shade Gardening & Shade Garden Plants

Shade Gardening & Shade Garden Plants Hello I’m Catherine crouch, BBC gardener of the decade. So today I’m going to show you how to plant up a north-facing border on this slightly unpromising patch of ground here. But don’t worry by the end of the day it’s going to look gorgeous. A real shade garden

Color Schemes in a Perennial Garden Design

The one thing about matching colors together especially flowers like day lilies which come in every single color, shape, ruffle, and size is what you want to do is experiment with which color looks nice together. I have found that if you put colors together that are the same even if they are beautiful they

6 Reasons Why Your Garden Has Weeds

Our gardens will always have unwanted plants that alter the aesthetic as single specimens or that choke out desired plants. A weed could be an annual that wont spread far or it could be an aggressive colonizer, which is why its important to identify weeds quickly. Here are six reasons why you might have too

10 Things You Need To Do Now To Prep Your Garden For Spring And Summer

To me, the very best thing about springtime is seeing the flowers push their way through the soil. Whether they’re scattered at random,aligned in neat rows, or haphazardly bursting with splashes of colors, garden flowers will always brighten a day. Itmight seem like it’s too soon to prep your garden for springtime, but this interim

OId Tree Stumps Transform Into Gorgeous DIY Gardens

As a New Yorker with no backyard to call my own, I love a creative gardening solution! Whether were talking simple window boxes, or an elegant homemade terrarium worthy of a home magazine, theres nothing better than finding a new and interesting way to introduce a little greenery to any landscape. At the moment, the